Posted November 8, 2009
Proposed Expansion of the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
Public Hearings Scheduled
The St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge is seeking public input on a proposal to add an additional 35, 295 acres to the refuge. The additional acreage lies in Wakulla, Jefferson, Franklin, and Taylor counties.
According to the proposal, land within the approved acquisition boundary would only be purchased from willing sellers/owners.
More information including the "Environmental Assessment and Land Protection Plan" and "Proposed Expansion Comment Form" are available at the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge website;http://www.fws.gov/saintmarks/
Scheduled Public Hearings:
Tuesday, November the 17, 2009
Wakulla County Public Library
Thursday, November 19, 2009
Leroy Collins Leon County Public Library, Tallahassee.